Balatongyörök Hungary

We take a rest a little in the village of Balatongyörök on the way to Hévíz from Herend.

We are on the way going to a small village called Balatongyörök from Herend.

We are on the way going to a small village called Balatongyörök from Herend.

We are going into the Balatongyörök village.

Getting into the Balatongyörök village.

Located on the north shore of Lake Balaton, Balatongyörök is a really small village in Zala County, Hungary. The village has a population of 1030 inhabitants (in 2015 census) and nestle in the Hungary Balaton Uplands National Park.

We arrived at the park of Szépkilátó in the Balatongyörök Village.

We arrived at the park of Szépkilátó in the Balatongyörök Village.

Walking to the view place of the park from the parking lot.

Walking to the view place of the park from the parking lot.

Lake Balaton and distant view of Tihany Peninsula

Lake Balaton and distant view of Tihany Peninsula

As it is fine, we are walking around in the park.

There is a restaurant and a youth camping house in the park.

There is a restaurant and a youth camping house in the park.

Do you understand the Hungarian word "Forrás".

Do you understand the Hungarian word “Forrás”. I did not know it. (Hungarian “Forrás” means source or spring in English.)

But I am walking down a narrow path and old stone stairs and arrived an open space.

But I am walking down a narrow path and old stone stairs and arrived an open space.

The Roman spring is located in the park of Szépkilátó by the foot of the stone stairway, which was renovated by the Association for Youth in Balatongyöröki in 2009.

The ruins of roman spring

There is the ruins called “Roman Spring.”

The spring is a part of the old Roman villa which was built in the 3rd – 4th century. The edifice with its length 15 m and width 12 m comprised five rooms, each fitted with floor-heating provided by the bath water from the spring.

Passing through the village of Balatongyörök

Passing through the village of Balatongyörök

After the Roman spring we are leaving the village of Balatongyörök for the town of Hévíz.

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